Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Linux File System throughput performance

The articles from Linux Magazine
  1. I Feel the Need for Speed: Linux File System Throughput Performance, Part 1 and
  2. IOzone Performance Exploration, Part 2: The Rest of the Crowd (Almost)
are interesting writeup on throughput performance among the commonly and less-well known Linux file system. the benchmarking tool used is IOzone. IOzone is a filesystem benchmark tool. The benchmark generates and measures a variety of file operations. IOzone has been ported to many machines and runs under many operating systems.

Do take a look

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